“Put Me In Coach: The Best Talent Coaches Converge” Set For CRS 2016

  Matt Watkins   Feb 24, 2016   News   0 Comment

Scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. at Omni Nashville

(Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 28, 2016) Barry Switzer (Former Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys Coach), Dennis Clark (VP of Talent Development, iHeart Media) and Steve Reynolds (Talent Coach) will present Put Me In Coach: The Best Talent Coaches Converge at Country Radio Seminar 2016. This panel will provide tips on managing great talent, be it radio or professional athletes. With each talent so unique, how do you unlock the secrets to motivating high performers? How do you do it consistently? What’s the secret sauce? Find out how as three superstar coaches come together for this panel.

Put Me In Coach: The Best Talent Coaches Converge will be led by RJ Curtis (All Access). Curtis comments, “This panel will touch on leadership, managing uniquely talented people in a specialized field, and the art of developing ordinary air personalities into extraordinary ones. Along with talent coaches Steve Reynolds and Dennis Clark from radio, we have another expert in recruiting, developing and managing gifted people: Barry Switzer, who owns both NCAA and NFL championship rings. It all comes down to coaching and teaching; the similarities of working with radio and football talent are striking. This conversation promises to be very helpful.“

The panel will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. on Level 2, in Legends D-G at Omni Nashville.

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Barry Layne Switzer // Hi-Res Download

Barry Layne Switzer has served 16 years as head football coach at the University of Oklahoma and four years for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He has one of the highest winning percentages of any college football coach in history. Switzer is one of only three head coaches to win both a college football national championship (1974, 1975, 1985) and a Super Bowl (Super Bowl XXX 1995).

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Dennis Clark // Hi-Res Download

Dennis Clark followed his passion for radio. He started his career by joining the team of Rick Dees, the legendary LA morning man, 35 years ago. Clark has an unmatched track record of success developing new radio talent, strengthening established talent and training programmers. He is the only American consultant to have trained talent in every country in Europe. Dennis masters his markets’ playbooks and develops innovative strategies for ratings success through talent development.

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Steve Reynolds // Hi-Res Download

Steve Reynolds began his successful career by working in morning radio. After making a professional transition, Reynolds opened his own company, The Reynolds Group. For years, Reynolds studied the art of connecting with audiences, what motivates the listeners to return and the prep it takes to stay successful in the industry. He created The Reynolds Group to help managers and talent develop a strategy to succeed to grow positive personality images while relating to the talent in a way where they buy in to grow their audience share. He is currently the only talent coach that works with eight different morning shows across the Top Ten markets.

To register for the three-day event, held Monday, Feb. 8 through Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Omni Nashville, visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com today. The current registration rate for the event is $629 per person.  In addition, a limited number of Omni Hotel rooms are still available. To book a room, please call 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) or reserve online by visiting here. The CRS Rate booking code is 020616CRB2016.

About Country Radio Seminar: Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio. Country Radio Seminar 2016 is set for Feb. 8-10, 2016 at the Omni Hotel. Visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com for more information. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Twitter (Hashtag #CRS2016).

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